Washington D.C.’s Buddy Sam Bankman-Fried Has Some Explaining to Do

Last month, in the span of a few days, the man known as SBF appeared at no fewer than three major Washington events, with lawmakers, prominent bankers and financial academics in the audience. In the early days, his cheerful digital campaign had met with confusion and some low-grade hostility, but in recent months, his relentlessness was starting to bear fruit.